Happy Student: The Practical Guide to Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Planning$44.99 Paperback
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- Happy StudentImplement a functional assessment & intervention planning process for students that exhibit challenging behaviours.
Happy Student: the Practical Guide to Functional Behavior Assessment and Behavior Intervention Planning is a tool for educators to better understand what some believe is a complicated process. Happy Student breaks the process down into consumable chunks, adds in easy to understand strategies and tips, and removes the technical talk to create an easy to follow guide. The book is intended to help teachers and school staff to implement a functional assessment and intervention planning process to increase the quality of life and happiness for students that may exhibit challenging behaviors.
Table of Contents
- Part I: Functional Behavior Assessment
Chapter 1: Do you See What I See? Describing and Defining the Target Behavior
Chapter 2: Asking the Right Questions: Understanding the Target Behavior
Chapter 3: The Right Place and the Right Time: Observing the Target Behavior
Chapter 4: At a Glance: Visualizing the Data
Chapter 5: Hypothesizing the Why and Determining the Function
- Part II: Behavior Intervention Plan
Chapter 6: Planning the How: Developing a BIP
Chapter 7: Chocolate for Almonds: Understanding the Functionally Equivalent Replacement Behavior (FERB)
Chapter 8: It's About to Go Down: Strategies to Decrease Behavior
Chapter 9: What is Caught should be Taught: Strategies to Teach and Reinforce Behavior
Chapter 10: Strategies to Increase Integrity and Generalization of Implementation
Appendix A: Blank Functional Behavior Plan
Appendix B- Sonya's Functional Behavior Plan
Appendix C- Murray's Functional Behavior Plan
About the Author
"Dr. Sage has created another wonderful resource to help teachers and other school-based professionals to address challenging behaviors. She has created a resource to help teachers to better identify behaviors in an observable way, understand the functions of behaviors, and create plans to change the behavior. Her experience in classroom settings means that she is able to provide realistic ideas and tools that any teacher would be able to implement."
- Janelle Brett, 1st Grade Teacher, Double Branch Elementary
"Dr. Jenna Sage has done it once again with her second book, ͞Happy Student͟. She grounds her recommendations in ABA theory, finding the perfect pitch between research and practical application. She masterfully trains to understand Functional Behavior Assessment processes using clear, concise, and concrete examples that are easily grasped for any educator. This book will serve as a timeless tool to help educators foster Happy Students!"
- Alyssa Lipinski, Student Services Program Coordinator, Pasco County School District